Report from the 58th Session of the UN Commission on Social Development

IFLA attended the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on Social Development in New York on 10-19 February 2020, which focused on homelessness.

Genilson Geraldo, Brazil, attended the meeting representing IFLA, highlighting the potential of libraries both to provide a safe place for people experiencing homelessness, as well as to provide the tools and spaces necessary to help reintegration into the economy and society.

Genilson’s report from the meeting offers an overview of the discussions that took place, IFLA's statement, and the positive response to IFLA’s message.

You can download the report as a pdf.

Reports, Library Services to People with Special Needs, Marginalised populations, Social inclusion, United States of America, Homelessness, Libraries and homelessness

Last update: 15 April 2020